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SOCCER – Abby Wambach Retires

Posted on October 28, 2015 in Professional Sports News.

Abby Wambach announced her retirement shortly after the United States national team was feted at the White House for its 2015 World Cup victory.

The 35-year-old star forward had said she wanted to cap her career by winning soccer’s most prestigious championship, and helped the U.S. capture it for the first time since 1999.

The 2012 FIFA Player of the Year finishes with 184 goals in 252 international matches.

By:  Mike Plourde     –     for Great Lakes Radio Sports

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